Samba Install and Configuration

For the below steps you need an active internet connection. Install the samba software

Enable security on the Samba server on the RPi.
This section is optional, but highly recommended. It forces the samba server to ask for a username and password before allowing another computer to connect.

Search for the section marked ##### Authentication ##### and uncomment below

Configure samba to allow each user to access his home directory.
In the [homes] section, change yes to no

Configure a public storage area on the RPi. At the end of the file, add the following lines

Save the file

To add a user to samba

Restart samba to use the new configuration file.

Access the samba share from any windows machine just as you would access any windows share.